Graham Ronald CLARK

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1941-11-10
Education Kirkham GS, Loughborough Coll of Educn (DLC), Loughborough Univ (MSc)
Publications N/A
Recreations sports
Clubs Garrick
Style Graham Clark
Career tenor; teacher and dir of PE 1964-69; sr regnl offr The Sports Cncl 1971-75; princ Scottish Opera 1975-77, debut London Bomarzo (ENO) 1976, princ ENO 1978-85 plus guest appearances (21 princ roles) 1986-2008; freelance 1985-; int venues 1976- incl: Bayreuther Festspiele Germany (16 seasons and 122 performances as Loge and Mime in Der Ring des Nibelungen (two prodns), David in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Steuermann in Der fliegende Holländer, Melot and Seemann in Tristan und Isolde) 1981-92 and 2001-04, The Met Opera NY (15 seasons and 82 performances as Herodes in Salome, Steva in Jenufa, Captain Vere in Billy Budd, Bégearss in The Ghosts of Versailles (world première), Hauptmann in Wozzeck (two prodns), Albert Gregor in The Makropulos Case, Loge and Mime in Der Ring des Nibelungen, Prinz/Kammerdiener/Marquis in Lulu, Tanzmeister in Ariadne auf Naxos) 1985-2010, ROH, Glyndebourne Festival, WNO, Scottish Opera, Opera North, Northern Ireland Opera, Chelsea Opera, Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona Gran Teatre del Liceu, Berlin Deutsche Oper, Berlin Deutsche Staatsoper, Bilbao, Biwako, Bonn, Brussels, Catania, Chicago, Dallas, Dublin, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamamatsu, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Madrid Teatro Real, Madrid La Zarzuela, Matsumoto, Milan La Scala, Munich, Nagoya, Nice, Paris Opéra Bastille, Paris Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris Théâtre des Champs Élysées, Paris Palais Garnier, Rome, Salzburg, San Francisco, Stockholm, Tokyo, Toronto, Toulouse, Turin, Vancouver, Vienna Staatsoper, Yokohama, Zurich 1976-2013; festivals incl: Proms, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Bamberg, Berlin, Brussels, Canaries, Chicago, Cologne, Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Lucerne, Milan, Paris, Rome, Tel Aviv, Washington; recordings with: BBC, BMG, Chandos, Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, EMI, Erato, Etcetera, EuroArts, Oehms Classics, Opera Rara, Opus Arte, Philips, Sony, Teldec, The Met, WDR; videos and DVDs incl: The Ghosts of Versailles (Met Opera NY), Der Ring des Nibelungen (Bayreuther Festspiele), Der fliegende Hollander (Bayreuther Festspiele), Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Bayreuther Festspiele), Der Ring des Nibelungen (Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona), Der Ring des Nibelungen (De Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam), Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona), Khovanshchina (Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona), The Makropulos Case (Canadian Opera Toronto), Ariadne auf Naxos (Opéra National de Paris), Wozzeck (Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin), Wozzeck (Met Opera NY), The Rake's Progress (Glyndebourne Festival), debut actor as Socrates in Plato's Apology The Trial of Socrates (Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg) 2011; over 385 Wagner performances incl over 275 performances (Loge and Mime) in Der Ring des Nibelungen; Laurence Olivier Award for Mephistopheles in Busoni's Doktor Faust 1986, 3 nominations for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Opera incl EMMY for Bégearss in The Ghosts of Versailles at The Met 1983, 1986 and 1993, Sir Reginald Goodall Award The Wagner Soc London 2001, Sherwin Award The Wagner Soc of Southern California 2009; Hon DLitt Loughborough Univ 1999, Hon BSc Loughborough Univ 2009
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